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Helping Homeless Veterans, A Family Affair

From: Chuck Wolfe
Series: The Emotion Roadmap: Take the Wheel & Control How You Feel
Length: 53:28

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Rachael McDermott and her dad, Jim Diana, volunteer their time helping homeless veterans. Rachael works for career services for Harvard and helps veterans develop skills and strategies for finding employment. Jim, a former Vietnam Vet, helps disabled vets by spending time with them, lifting their spirits. Both Rachael and Jim feel really special about helping homeless vets. Hopefully more people will reach out to help veterans after hearing this interview. As a very positive benefit to listening, towards the end you wil hear wonderful employment tips from Rachael for anyone!

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Chuck Wolfe connected with Rachael McDermott on LinkedIn and discovered that she and her dad have been volunteering helping homeless veterans. Rachael’s Dad, Jim Diana served as a First Lieutenant in the Army’s 9th Infantry Division from 1967-1970.  He was deployed to the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War and led many combat operations.  Rachael is the Assistant Director of Employer Relations at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Career Services Office, in Cambridge, MA.  In this role she provides career advising to Harvard graduate students and coordinates events and career fairs to connect employers with students.  Rachael and her dad volunteer at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans. Rachael is committed to helping veterans find meaningful work. In the interview Chuck asked both Rachael and Jim to talk about their feelings volunteering with the veterans and the benefits of helping others. Chuck also asked Rachael to share some job hunting tips to help anyone seeking employment. She shares some wonderful strategies and information that will be helpful to anyone. Rachael’s dad volunteers to visit with the disabled homeless veterans. His resilient spirit is seen as a blessing by many.

 

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Chuck Wolfe connected with Rachael McDermott on LinkedIn and discovered that she and her dad have been volunteering helping homeless veterans. Rachael’s Dad, Jim Diana served as a First Lieutenant in the Army’s 9th Infantry Division from 1967-1970.  He was deployed to the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War and led many combat operations.  Rachael is the Assistant Director of Employer Relations at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Career Services Office, in Cambridge, MA.  In this role she provides career advising to Harvard graduate students and coordinates events and career fairs to connect employers with students.  Rachael and her dad volunteer at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans. Rachael is committed to helping veterans find meaningful work. In the interview Chuck asked both Rachael and Jim to talk about their feelings volunteering with the veterans and the benefits of helping others. Chuck also asked Rachael to share some job hunting tips to help anyone seeking employment. She shares some wonderful strategies and information that will be helpful to anyone. Rachael’s dad volunteers to visit with the disabled homeless veterans. His resilient spirit is seen as a blessing by many.

 

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Dear Charles..

The voice file is awesome and we are keen to have more knowledge on EI.

Regards
R.Venkatesh

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